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How can I reduce my salt intake if I am on hemodialysis?

If you are on hemodialysis, you made need to alter your salt intake:
  • Use less salt and eat fewer salty foods: this may help to control blood pressure and reduce weight gains between dialysis sessions.
  • Use herbs, spices and low-salt flavor enhancers in place of salt.
  • Avoid salt substitutes made with potassium.

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